Folktales Printable Worksheets

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The Soldier and the Stranger
The Soldier and the Stranger
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The Soldier and the Stranger
A soldier meets a mysterious stranger in a graveyard. Could this be the dark figure that townsfolk have seen darting in and out of the shadows?
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Vasilisa the Brave
Vasilisa the Brave
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Vasilisa the Brave
Read Vasilisa the Brave, one of Russia's most famous folk tales, with your child this Halloween, then help her answer the comprehension questions at the end.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Rapunzel Ending
Rapunzel Ending
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Rapunzel Ending
Here is the ending to the Grimm brothers' version of Rapunzel, adapted for kids! Compare and contrast this ending with the sunnier alternate conclusion.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Captain Stormalong
Captain Stormalong
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Captain Stormalong
Meet the mythical Captain Stormalong, a sturdy sailor who's said to have conquered the high seas.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Ghost of Fred Fisher
The Ghost of Fred Fisher
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The Ghost of Fred Fisher
In this reading worksheet, just in time for Halloween, kids can read all about Fred Fisher, the star of Australia's most famous ghost story.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Werewolf of Klein-Krams
The Werewolf of Klein-Krams
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The Werewolf of Klein-Krams
Give your wild child this werewolf story to read this Halloween. He'll have a spooky story to share with friends, and get some reading practice, too!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Real or Fantasy: The Princess Mouse
Real or Fantasy: The Princess Mouse
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Real or Fantasy: The Princess Mouse
Use this exercise with your students as they work through the realms of realism and fantasy.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Nightingale Story
The Nightingale Story
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The Nightingale Story
Travel back in time to ancient China in this classic Hans Christian Andersen tale, The Nightingale.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Wild Hunt
The Wild Hunt
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The Wild Hunt
Read this version of The Wild Hunt with your little boy or ghoul this Halloween, then answer the comprehension questions at the end.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Nightingale Story: Page 4
The Nightingale Story: Page 4
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The Nightingale Story: Page 4
What will happen next in The Nightingale by Hans Christian Andersen? Find out with page 4 of this illustrated story set.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Tall Tale Characters
Tall Tale Characters
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Tall Tale Characters
Think back to your favorite tall tale characters and talk with your little reader about the different traits that made them hyperbolic legends.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Nightingale Story: Page 6
The Nightingale Story: Page 6
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The Nightingale Story: Page 6
Read page six from The Nightingale by Hans Christian Andersen. Read about the nightingale's life in the palace, and color in the illustration.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Nightingale: Title Page
The Nightingale: Title Page
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The Nightingale: Title Page
Color the nightingale in honor of the classic tale by Hans Christian Andersen.
3rd grade
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The Nightingale Story: Page 11
The Nightingale Story: Page 11
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The Nightingale Story: Page 11
Read this final page of The Nightingale by Hans Christian Andersen. Be sure to color in the illustration to complete the story!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Nightingale Story: Page 3
The Nightingale Story: Page 3
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The Nightingale Story: Page 3
Continue the illustrated story of The Nightingale by Hans Christian Andersen.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Rapunzel Alternate Ending
Rapunzel Alternate Ending
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Rapunzel Alternate Ending
For those who prefer their fairy tales cheery all the way, here's an alternate ending to Rapunzel that's sure to please. Compare and contrast the two endings!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Daughter Who Married A Skull
The Daughter Who Married A Skull
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The Daughter Who Married A Skull
In this old Nigerian folk tale, a young villager ends up marrying a real bonehead. (Sorry, we had to.)
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Bancho Sarayashiki
Bancho Sarayashiki
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Bancho Sarayashiki
For October (or just for kids who love scary stories!), here's a great telling of Bancho Sarayashiki, one of Japan's most famous ghost stories.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Nightingale Story: Page 2
The Nightingale Story: Page 2
Worksheet
The Nightingale Story: Page 2
In page two of The Nightingale by Hans Christian Andersen, the reader sees the nightingale singing in the palace gardens. Read and color this worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Korrigan
The Korrigan
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The Korrigan
Read this creepy story about a mythological creature called a korrigan, then answer the comprehension questions at the end.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Nightingale Story: Page 9
The Nightingale Story: Page 9
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The Nightingale Story: Page 9
Continue with page 9 of the illustrated story of The Nightingale by Hans Christian Andersen.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Nightingale Story: Page 5
The Nightingale Story: Page 5
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The Nightingale Story: Page 5
Find out what happens next in The Nightingale by Hans Christian Andersen. Your child can color in the illustration as she reads!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Noppera Bo
Noppera Bo
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Noppera Bo
Ready for Halloween? Here's Noppera Bo, a terrifying folk tale from Japan, to help you celebrate.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Nightingale Story: Page 7
The Nightingale Story: Page 7
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The Nightingale Story: Page 7
As you continue with page 7 of The Nightingale by Hans Christian Andersen, be sure to color in the illustration as you read!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Nightingale Story: Page 10
The Nightingale Story: Page 10
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The Nightingale Story: Page 10
Read page 10 of The Nightingale, by Hans Christian Andersen, and find out what will happen to the Emperor!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Folktales Printable Worksheets

Reading stories, including the classics, is a great way to build reading comprehension. Give young readers a chance to practice reading fables and folktales with these engaging and educational worksheets. Not only will they be reading fables and folktales, but they will also be analyzing and crafting responses to these popular stories.